Career Academies

Career Academies at PHS


Poinciana High School offers a five Career Academies. Students can immerse themselves in real world lab settings in pathways such as culinary arts to construction technology to the world of finance.

PHS boasts CTE facilities that include a five bay automotive lab, commercial grade culinary lab, and a real-world banking brach of Central Florida Educators Credit Union.

Our CTE students will be college and career ready, with the goal of earning industry certifications before they ever leave high school - #NoExcuses.


Career & Technical Education Faculty


Academy of Culinary Arts

Chef Juan Alamo, Culinary Arts
E-Mail Mr. Alamo
Courses: Culinary Arts

Chef John Dizon, Culinary Arts
E-Mail Coming Soon...
Courses: Culinary Arts

Academy of Finance

Ramon Arroyo, Business & Finance
E-Mail Mr. Arroyo
Courses: Business & Finance Tech; Accounting

Academy of Health Sciences

Kristy Egg, Health Sciences Academy
E-Mail Mrs. Egg
Courses: Health Science 1 & 2; Nursing Assistant

Academy of Industry

Randall Beeken, Automotive Maintenance
E-Mail Mr. Beeken
Courses: Automotive Maintenance 

Irwin Inwood, Construction Technology

CTE Department Chair
E-Mail Mr. Inwood
Courses: Construction Technology

Juan Tovar, PLTW Engineering
E-Mail Mr. Tovar
Courses: Intro to Engineering; Principles of Engineering

Academy of Media, Marketing and Management (MMM)

Jorge Arce, Graphic Design

E-Mail Mr. Arce
Courses: Gaming Design

Derek Petrangelli, Digital Video Production
E-Mail Mr. Petrangelli
Courses: Digital Video Production

Chris Pryor, Marketing & Supervision
E-Mail Mr. Pryor
Courses: Digital Design


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